News  /  Politics  / 

Recent Stories

Doug Fabrizio hints at changes to KUER's 'RadioWest' as interview show takes summer hiatus

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 21st - 2:03pm

“RadioWest,” KUER’s flagship interview program hosted by Doug Fabrizio, is taking a break this summer.

The Latest: Trump tweets support for Kentucky governor

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 11:02am

The Latest on Kentucky's primary election (all times local):

Virginia gov's yearbook: Probe of racist photo completed

Ben Finley and Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 9:35am

A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page 35 years ago, and is expected to release the results on Wednesday.

Chief of staff with 'Midas touch' stepping down, likely to run ex-boss' gubernatorial campaign

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted May 21st - 7:20am

Greg Hartley, who holds the top administrative spot in the Utah House, said Monday he's stepping down as chief of staff and expects to help run former House Speaker Greg Hughes' anticipated bid for governor.

Kentucky primary to offer verdict on Bevin's job performance

Bruce Schreiner and Rebecca Reynolds Yonker, Associated Press  |  Posted May 20th - 11:09pm

Voters in Kentucky are casting ballots in a primary that will deliver an initial verdict on the job performance of Gov. Matt Bevin.

The Latest: Trump claims Biden 'deserted' Pennsylvania

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 20th - 5:54pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Pennsylvania (all times local):

Kentucky governor gets election-eve boost from Trump

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press  |  Posted May 20th - 4:16pm

President Donald Trump refers to Gov. Matt Bevin as his "good friend" and urges Kentucky Republicans to support the governor's reelection in a recorded phone message on the eve of the state's primary election.

Mother of Trayvon Martin announces run for local office

Ellis Rua, Associated Press  |  Posted May 20th - 2:58pm

The mother of the unarmed black teen who was shot dead by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida in 2012 has formally announced her candidacy to run for local office.

Romney: 'I don't support the Alabama law' effectively banning abortion

Eli Watkins, CNN  |  Posted May 20th - 6:41am

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said Sunday he does not support the recently passed Alabama law.

Michigan's Amash, GOP Trump critic, faces primary challenge

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 20th - 5:46am

Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, the first Republican in Congress to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct, is facing a primary challenge.

Kentucky governor faces voters after tumultuous term

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 11:20pm

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has lashed out at protesting teachers and ridiculed judges during a tumultuous term steering Kentucky on a conservative course while struggling to fix pension problems.

China's ban on scrap imports a boon to US recycling plants

Mary Esch, Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 6:47pm

The halt on China's imports of wastepaper and plastic that has disrupted U.S. recycling programs has also spurred investment in American plants that process recyclables.

Buttigieg likens Trump's tweets to 'grotesque things'

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 6:09pm

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg jabbed at President Donald Trump during a Fox News town hall Sunday, saying he understands why people and the media are "mesmerized" by his tweets because "it is the nature of grotesque things that you can't look away."

Romney disagrees with GOP lawmaker on Trump's 'impeachable conduct'

Sarah Westwood and Eli Watkins, CNN  |  Posted May 19th - 9:23am

Sen. Mitt Romney said Sunday that he disagrees with Rep. Justin Amash on the Michigan Republican's recent comments that President Donald Trump's conduct has met the "threshold for impeachment."

Jimmy Carter finds a renaissance in 2020 Democratic scramble

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 4:04am

Jimmy Carter carved an unlikely path to the White House in 1976 and endured humbling defeat after one term. Now, six administrations later, the longest-living chief executive in American history is re-emerging from political obscurity at age 94 to win over his fellow Democrats once again.

Biden rejects Democrats' anger in call for national unity

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 6:36pm

His party may be enraged by Donald Trump's presidency, but Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted Saturday that Democrats will not defeat the Republican president if they pick an angry nominee.

GOP's Weld says he's most pro-choice candidate in 2020 race

Hunter Woodall, Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 6:08pm

President Donald Trump's only major Republican primary challenger said Saturday that the recent spate of abortion laws being passed in states like Alabama has him feeling "terrible," and declared that abortion is a decision the government should not come anywhere near.

North Carolina Senate panel OKs bill for voter ID denial fix

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 5:30am

Altered rules on how North Carolina student and employee identification cards must be authenticated before they qualify as voter identification required for next year's elections are advancing through the state legislature.

Biden on Tennessee swing vows to 'restore' soul of country

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted May 20th - 2:33pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden said Monday in Tennessee that eight years of a Donald Trump presidency would "fundamentally" change the character of the country, repeating his call to fellow Democrats for unity to oppose the Republican incumbent in 2020.